Stay Standing This Winter! Falling on ice can leave you red-faced with embarrassment, or far more seriously, hurt badly from taking a knee to the ice or falling awkwardly on icy snow. Slippery sidewalks, driveways and icy parking lots can be risk factors for falls in winter. Avoid a bad fall with these top tips! Walk like a penguin The penguin waddle helps you keep a centre of gravity over the front leg as you [...]
Kids think it’s “cool” to strap on their backpacks and head out to school. But if they don’t know how to choose, load, lift and wear a pack properly — these all-important accessories can be a pain in the back. Teaching children the importance of properly using their backpacks is key to helping them avoid injury.
Check out this double-sided one page tip sheet with simple tips for older adults to improve their posture, keep their spine aligned and aches and pains at a minimum. Click the Download File button to view/download/print a high-resolution PDF. You can also email or share it on social media. Just select the email or your preferred social media icon from the icon bar. To find a chiropractor near you, use the chiropractor locator on our website. In [...]
Active living is important for your health and well-being, no matter what your age is, but it can be vital for older adults. Even moderate exercise can help prevent many chronic conditions that can impact you as you age, which is why it’s never too late to start exercising. Click the Download File button to view/download/print this high-resolution tip sheet for simple tips and exercises for older adults (PDF format). You can also email or share [...]
Click/tap the download button below for a fun two-page PDF activity sheet to help kids learn how to pack it light and wear it right. To find a chiropractor near you, use the chiropractor locator on our website. In Ontario, you can visit a chiropractor without a referral from a doctor, nurse practitioner or other health care professional.